The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wilmslow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 23 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing QA 2 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 3.39% 10.00% 5.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.00% 40.00% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 3
Average salary £46,250 £30,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.16% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £24,050 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £37,000 £46,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
QA
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wilmslow region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wilmslow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
5 30 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 8.47% 25.00% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4 29 4
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £20,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £50,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Wilmslow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

QA
Salary Trend in Wilmslow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Wilmslow region.

QA Salary Trend in Wilmslow

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wilmslow

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wilmslow region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) ERP
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Agresso
4 2 (25.00%) Sage
4 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (25.00%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (25.00%) Infor
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Sage 200
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Sage ERP X3
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) New Media
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) German Language
5 1 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (12.50%) EDI
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) SQL

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wilmslow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wilmslow region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Agresso
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (25.00%) Sage 200
1 2 (25.00%) Sage ERP X3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Business Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Business Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) EDI
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) ERP
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Sage
1 2 (25.00%) Infor
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft